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116th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 6784

To amend title 18, United States Code, to repeal the provision relating 
   to private correspondence with foreign governments, and for other 
                               purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                              May 8, 2020

 Mr. Reschenthaler (for himself, Mr. Steube, Mr. Armstrong, Mr. Perry, 
  Mr. Nunes, and Mr. Jordan) introduced the following bill; which was 
               referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
To amend title 18, United States Code, to repeal the provision relating 
   to private correspondence with foreign governments, and for other 
                               purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Time to Repeal an Archaic Policy Act 
of 2020'' or the ``TRAP Act of 2020''.

SEC. 2. REPEAL OF PROVISION RELATING TO PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE WITH 
              FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS.

    (a) Repeal.--Section 953 of title 18, United States Code, is 
repealed.
    (b) Conforming Amendment.--The table of sections at the beginning 
of chapter 45 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking 
the item relating to section 953.
    (c) Effective Date.--The repeal made by subsection (a) shall take 
effect on the date of the enactment of this Act.
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